Italy rescues around 1,100 migrants in Mediterranean

Italy rescues around 1,100 migrants in Mediterranean

About 1,100 migrants were rescued from boats in the Strait of Sicily on Sunday as they tried to reach Europe, Italy`s coastguard said.

Aug 29, 2016, 09:14 AM IST
Have scientists solved the Bermuda Triangle mystery?

Have scientists solved the Bermuda Triangle mystery?

Scientists may have solved the Bermuda Triangle mystery after crater discovery.

Mar 15, 2016, 21:12 PM IST

Irish naval vessel rescues 329 people off Libya coast

 Irish naval vessel rescued 329 people from three vessels in the Mediterranean Sea, the military said.

Sep 06, 2015, 03:39 AM IST

Brain directly connected to immune system: Study

 In a discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers have found that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist.

Jun 06, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

CSL to build multipurpose vessels under Make in India campaign

Government-owned Cochin Shipyard Limited will build Indian Navy's multi-purpose vessels, including warships, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious "Make-in-India" campaign which aims to turn the country into a manufacturing powerhouse of weapons.

Apr 10, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

Four immediate support vessels inducted into Indian Navy

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday commissioned into the Indian Navy four Immediate Support Vessels (ISVs) that are armed with heavy machine guns and state-of-the-art radar-navigational equipment.

Feb 27, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

EU to ban fish caught by vessels flagged in Sri Lanka

The European Union (EU) has decided to ban the import of fisheries products caught by vessels flagged in Sri Lanka from entering the EU market after three months time from now, the EU office said here in a statement Tuesday.

Oct 15, 2014, 01:40 AM IST

Italy pulls nearly 3,000 African migrants to safety

Italian navy pulled nearly 3,000 African sea migrants to safety early Saturday, media reports said.

Jun 01, 2014, 05:24 AM IST

India, Sri Lanka to release each other`s fishermen, vessels

India and Sri Lanka on Wednesday agreed to free all fishermen and release their vessels under their custody "immediately", Sri Lankan Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Rajitha Senaratne said.

Jan 15, 2014, 20:45 PM IST

Forty vessels stranded off Indian coast: Natarajan

About 40 vessels are apparently stranded off Indian coasts, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said here on Thursday.

Jun 20, 2013, 17:09 PM IST

Japan to allow armed guards on vessels to tackle piracy

For the first time, Japan may allow foreign security contractors aboard Japanese flag-flying vessels to carry weapons to fend off pirates.

Feb 04, 2013, 15:13 PM IST

Iran can produce N-fuel for vessels, submarines: Official

Iran has the know-how to produce nuclear fuel for submarines and commercial ships, a top official has said.

Jul 23, 2012, 21:24 PM IST

Pirates attack more vessels, but hijack less

Since May 20, 14 vessels have been attacked in the Southern Red Sea.

Sep 15, 2011, 15:47 PM IST

Tognum to provide 20 new vessels to Indian Coast Guard

German firm Tognum AG on Tuesday said
it will provide another 20 new vessels to the Indian Coast
Guard, the value of which is in the medium two-digit million
euro range.

Apr 19, 2011, 16:28 PM IST

Indian warship thwarts piracy attempt on merchant vessels

Somali and Yemeni pirates` attempt to hijack for ransom Indian cargo vessels sailing off the Somalia coast were thwarted by an Indian warship, a Navy spokesperson said here on Monday.

Sep 06, 2010, 20:49 PM IST

Iran says it has 100 vessels for each US warship

The former naval chief for Iran`s
Revolutionary Guard said the country has set aside 100 military vessels to confront each warship from the US or any
other foreign power that might pose a threat.

Jul 25, 2010, 00:31 AM IST

Four dead, 23 missing after Philippine boat sinks

Four people were killed and were 23 missing Thursday after two boats collided in darkness near Manila during the Christmas holiday rush, the latest disaster to hit the Philippines in a year of tragedy.

Dec 24, 2009, 17:06 PM IST